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Collings D1 T Varnish Torrefied Sitka Spruce and Mahogany

The Traditional or “T” Series guitars reflect Bill Collings’ return to his guitar making roots and offer a new tonal variation on the distinctive Collings sound. This D1 T features a torrefied (baked, cooked) Sitka Spruce top and and pre-war bracing with Honduran Mahogany back and sides with a full body vintage toner. It’s built using animal protein glue (AP) and a custom hand applied oil Varnish gloss finish, making this exceptionally dynamic and responsive. Bracing and tone woods are adjusted for weight and thickness to create a voicing characterized by warm, rounded highs and a present low midrange, while retaining a quick attack and strong projection.

Comes with a handmade lightweight Collings case designed and built in the Collings shop. The pairing of these new Traditional guitars and cases makes for a combination of old world quality and aesthetic that is unprecedented among instruments available today.

Collings’ D1 T Varnish Finish

More flexible that lacquer, Collings’ oil based alkyd resin varnish allows for a rich, developed sound early in the instrument’s life. Over time is warm, amber patina and responsiveness only increase creating an instrument of exceptional appearance and tone.

Includes Collings deluxe hardshell case and Lifetime Warranty.

Free shipping in the continental United States.

The Traditional or “T” Series guitars reflect Bill Collings’ return to his guitar making roots and offer a new tonal variation on the distinctive Collings sound. This D1 T features a torrefied (baked, cooked) Sitka Spruce top and and pre-war bracing with Honduran Mahogany back and sides with a full body vintage toner. It’s built using animal protein glue (AP) and a custom hand applied oil Varnish gloss finish, making this exceptionally dynamic and responsive. Bracing and tone woods are adjusted for weight and thickness to create a voicing characterized by warm, rounded highs and a present low midrange, while retaining a quick attack and strong projection.

Comes with a handmade lightweight Collings case designed and built in the Collings shop. The pairing of these new Traditional guitars and cases makes for a combination of old world quality and aesthetic that is unprecedented among instruments available today.

Collings’ D1 T Varnish Finish

More flexible that lacquer, Collings’ oil based alkyd resin varnish allows for a rich, developed sound early in the instrument’s life. Over time is warm, amber patina and responsiveness only increase creating an instrument of exceptional appearance and tone.

Includes Collings deluxe hardshell case and Lifetime Warranty.

Free shipping in the continental United States.

Torrefied “baked” Sitka Spruce top
Honduran Mahogany back and sides
Animal Protein glue (hide glue)
Custom Varnish finish
Traditional Series pre-war scalloped X-brace
No tongue brace
Full body vintage toner
Ebony fretboard and bridge
Honduran Mahogany neck
Ebony headstock overlay
Gold Mother of Pearl dots and logo inlays
Traditional wood purflings
Honduran Mahogany neck with traditional profile and volute
Abalone long diamond and squares fretboard inlay
Tortoise body binding
Ebony heelcap and wedge
Tortoise pins
Bone nut and cutthrough saddle
Traditional multi-ring rosette
Tortoise pickguard
Nickel Waverly tuners
25.5″ scale length
1 3/4″ scale length
2 5/16″ saddle spacing
Deluxe Traditional Series Collings hardshell case
Lifetime Warranty
Free shipping in the US

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